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Bank consortium lends P24.2 billion for CALAX ​

Bank consortium lends P24.2 billion for CALAX ​

MANILA, Philippines — Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. subsidiary MPCALA Holdings Inc. and a consortium of local banks inked on Thursday night funding requirements for the construction of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) project. The banks, led by Banco de Oro Universal Bank, late last month approved a loan amounting to P24.2 billion for the development of... continue reading

PNOC aims to break ground for ‘iconic’ BGC tower by 2021

PNOC aims to break ground for ‘iconic’ BGC tower by 2021

STATE-LED Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC) targets to break ground by early 2021 for its envisioned “iconic” building project that will re-develop the agency’s 5.3-hectare property at the Bonifacio Global City (BGC) in Taguig City, an official of the Energy department said. “We are engaging the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center to move the project forward,”... continue reading

North Luzon Airport Consortium inks Clark concession agreement

North Luzon Airport Consortium inks Clark concession agreement

MANILA, Philippines — The North Luzon Airport Consortium has formally signed the concession agreement for the Clark International Airport’s operations and maintenance granted by state-owned Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA). In separate disclosures yesterday, Filinvest Development Corp. and JG Summit Holdings Inc. said the signing of the 25-year concession agreement marks a major milestone... continue reading

SMC’s P24.4-B water project starts operations

SMC’s P24.4-B water project starts operations

San Miguel Corp.’s (SMC) P24.4-billion Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project (BBWSP), a public-private partnership project of Luzon Clean Water Development Corp. and K-Water Resources Corp. officially started its commercial operations on Jan. 14. SMC chairman and CEO Ramon S. Ang said the water project would provide millions of residents from 24 localities in Bulacan ready... continue reading

NG allots P4.71 trillion for TRIP infrastructure program in next three years

NG allots P4.71 trillion for TRIP infrastructure program in next three years

The national government intends to spend some P4.71 trillion in the next three years for ongoing and new projects identified under the three-year rolling infrastructure plan (TRIP). National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) documents obtained by the BusinessMirror showed that the amount covers around 7,401 projects. The Neda earlier explained that TRIP is the government’s... continue reading

Bulacan Water project to be launched

Bulacan Water project to be launched

The P24.4-billion Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project (BBWSP) for Bulacan will be formally launched by President Duterte on January 28 this year. The BBWSP aims to provide ready access to fresh, potable surface water to residents in 24 localities in Bulacan and help them meet the current water demand. It will also reduce the usage... continue reading

Bulacan water project starts commercial operations

Bulacan water project starts commercial operations

THE P24.4-billion Bulacan bulk water supply project will start commercial operations on Monday, making it the first major water project to be completed under the current administration. The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) said the scheduled launch marks the first stage of the project, which will initially bring potable water to four municipalities of... continue reading

Government cites successful bidding for Clark airport operations contract

Government cites successful bidding for Clark airport operations contract

MANILA, Philippines — The success of the bidding for the Clark International Airport operations and maintenance (O&M) contract shows the seriousness of the Duterte administration to its Build Build Build program. The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) in partnership with the Department of Transportation (DOTr) recently awarded the O&M contract to the four-member North... continue reading

Govt ramps up infra projects to unclog congested roads, ports

Govt ramps up infra projects to unclog congested roads, ports

After all the merry-making, laughter, and gifts, comes the horrendous traffic—a chronic disease, which many a government has tried, but failed, to cure. Despite this stark reality—something that experts have previously said would be the norm in the coming years, if drastic interventions would not be put in place—signs of improvement have so far sprouted,... continue reading

OFWs back proposed Bulacan airport project

OFWs back proposed Bulacan airport project

MANILA, Philippines — Overseas Filipino worker groups have urged the Duterte administration to fasttrack negotiations for a new international airport in Bulacan. In separate letters sent to both the Office of the President and the Department of Transportation, the OFW groups said they long for a world-class airport that can unlock the country’s growth potential.... continue reading